Cuba: Important International Special Education Event Concludes.  

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Havana, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The 8th International Congress for Special Education and Pedagogy and the 4th Sympossium for Primary Education were concluded here Thursday, with the commitment by participants to joinh efforts and will for a better education.

In the final declaration of both events, the managers, teachers and children’s relatives with special educational needs, in session in the event since Monday at the Havana Convention Center, pleaded why the formative proposals always fit to the needs of every child, and not on the contrary.

Only this way, admitting that the difference is the norm in a culture of the diversity, in which they all count, we will contribute that disabled persons learn to do and be in the society, they concluded.

Precisely, diversity and inclusion were the cardinal topics during the event, in which nearly 250 delegates from 14 countries took part.

At the closing ceremony, to which the Cuban Minister of Education, Ena Elsa Velázquez, was also present, the organizers emphasized that four days of the meeting not only encouraged the debate and scientific exchange, but also facilitated sharing good practices and experiences.

Dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Cuban special education and to the 90th birthday of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the sessions allowed to talk also concerning the preparation of the human resources for the special education and its professional performance.

Discussion topics, also, were the labor formation of children with special educational needs, the school organization, the role of the family in the educational process, and the use of the technology. hr/tac/may/jgm

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